Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-19648 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938122 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195848 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950372 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19616 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191629 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963326 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196732 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965151 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195722 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196621 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-198587 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925280 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-194197 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954287 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196957 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953868 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956205 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949268 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195374 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962106 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927487 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197054 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941660 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944236 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938239 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940180 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196451 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956275 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19547 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955429 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962296 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191492 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949159 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916339 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194175 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947388 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954751 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956135 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907143 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920306 artworks
Otto MüellerGerman, 1874-193027 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195589 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561049 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955172 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19527 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973225 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196018 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196615 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958371 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918335 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197638 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196633 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943526 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958798 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196145 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19153 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-193895 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Fruit Bowl
Henri Laurens

The Old City I
Egon Schiele

Abstract Head: Lucidity
Alexei Jawlensky

A Street Corner
Maurice de Vlaminck

Anton Brünings
Edvard Munch

Belon Oysters
Henri Manguin

Autumn Flowers
Lovis Corinth

Acrobats
Fernand Léger

Still Life with Oboe
Georges Braque

La Tour Eiffel
Marc Chagall

Momentum
Alice Bailly

Woman with Pumpkin
Edvard Munch

In the Woods
Henri Matisse
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.